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DOJ’s False Claims Act Cooperation Credit: What’s It All About?

DOJ’s enforcement policy for the False Claims Act (FCA) has largely been static for 30 years or maybe since the forgotten 1998 Holder memo that set out guidelines to assure the FCA was not recklessly deployed for provider billing mistakes. … Continue reading

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Assistant AG Discusses Transparency in DOJ’s Decisionmaking Process

In recent remarks, Assistant US Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski emphasized that the US Department of Justice remains serious about fighting corporate fraud and corruption, and noted that transparency in its criteria for prosecution is a key tool for both … Continue reading

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The DOJ’s Antitrust Scrutiny is Here to Stay

Over the past couple of years, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has stepped up antitrust enforcement against companies for entering “no-poach” agreements. These “no-poach” or “no-hire” agreements are arrangements entered into between companies that would otherwise compete for the … Continue reading

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Recent Changes to DOJ’s “Justice Manual” Addressing De-Facto Regulations

Recent Changes to DOJ’s “Justice Manual” Addressing De-Facto Regulations (December 27, 2018):  On November 16, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memorandum[1] (Sessions Memo) [2]  to all components of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) addressing the fact that … Continue reading

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Request for Information About DOJs Investigatory Authority in KPMG Tax Shelter Case

Jack Townsend of Townsend Jones in Houston, an Adjunct Tax Prof in the University of Houstons Graduate Tax Program and co-author of a forthcoming book in our Graduate Tax Series, Tax Crimes and Tax Fraud (LexisNexis, 2008) (with Steve Johnson,… … Continue reading

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